DRC

Position Announcement: OhioLINK Systems Developer

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The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is seeking a hard-working, analytical individual to participate in the creation and maintenance of our in...

Two Personal Repository Services

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This year has seen the release of two personal repository services: http://PublicationsList.org/ and the U.K. Depot. These two services have an admittedly ...

Disseminators As the Core of an Object Repository

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I’ve been working to get JBoss Seam tied into Fedora, and along the way thought it would be wise to stop and document a core concept of this integration: the...

Looking Forward to Version 2.2 of FEDORA

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Sandy Payette, Co-Director of the Fedora Project and Researcher in the Cornell Information Science department, announced a tentative date for the release 2....

CDL’s XTF as a Front End to Fedora

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We're experimenting pretty heavily now with the California Digital Library's XTF framework as a front-end to a FEDORA object repository. Initial efforts loo...

Representing Collections In FEDORA

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One of the DRC developers had a question recently that sparked a discussion about what to do with collections of objects. In order to answer the question of...

Fedora Advanced Applications Panel at JCDL2006

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I am excited almost beyond description to be sharing a panel with Sandy Payette (Cornell University, USA), Andrew Treloar (Monash University, Australia), Mat...

Fedora plus Sakai — a marriage made in heaven?

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Note -- there was a follow-up to this post. What happens when you mix two Mellon-funded projects? Perhaps a nice bit of what they call synergy. The thinkin...

Why Fedora? Because You Don’t Need Fedora

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I'm often asked "Why is OhioLINK using FEDORA?"  (Just to eliminate any confusion at the start, I'm referring to the FEDORA Digital Object Repository, a...

Resources for Describing Visual Materials

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A recent thread on describing visual materials from the IMAGELIB mailing list sparked the descovery of these resources. First was this bibliography of thesa...

Berkeley’s “bSpace Images” project

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Word of this Fedora-based image collection tool comes from the Sakai Library & Repositiories discussion group [Sakai Collab account required]. Project N...

To BPEL or not to BPEL, quite a good question

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OhioLINK is actively looking at BPEL as an option for workflow orchestration for the DRC project. I was asked recently about that choice, especially in ligh...

Alternate (Open) Peer Review Model

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At some point the DRC will need a generalized peer review system.  Although I'm not sure we will use OAI-PMH to shepherd the results around various sys...

Germany is at it, too

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This just in -- at least to my INBOX -- Germany is working on a unified repository as well. Called the eSciDoc project, it closely mirrors what the DRC is g...

Repositories Visualized

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On 12/14/05 10:26 AM, Richard Green wrote on the sakai-library mailing list: The RepoMman projectat the University of Hull, UK, is looking into the area of ...